Founded in 1981, the Fresno County Economic Development Corporation is a public-private nonprofit organization established to market Fresno County as the premier location for business prosperity. We strive to not only facilitate site selection for new businesses within Fresno County, but we also assist in the retention and expansion of businesses through our alliance with collaborative partners and resources.

Mission, Vision, and Strategy

Mission:To market Fresno County as the premiere location for business prosperity

Vision: To be recognized as The Essential Connection for expanding economic development in Central California

Strategy: This will be accomplished by assisting business expansion, attraction, and retention through our alliance with collaborative partners and resources


Business Expansion, Attraction & Retention Services:

    Site Selection Assistance
    Assistance with Permitting, Zoning, and Licensing; other Municipal Services
    Research & Development Assistance
    Connections to Employee Recruitment Services & Customized Training Program Development
    Financing Options
    Local, State, & Federal Tax Credits
    Incentive Calculations
    Utilities – Incentives, Rebates, & Energy Rate Analysis Assistance
    Data – Customized demographic reports for special areas of interest including information on workforce availability

High Speed Rail Business Support Services

    Advocate on Behalf of Impacted Businesses
    Site Selection Assistance
    Assistance with Financing Options
    Assistance with Local Permitting, Zoning, & Regulations
    Meetings - Coordinate meetings with PG&E, California permitting agencies, High-Speed Rail Authority & any local or state agency necessary to ease transition process

Invest in the EDC

Support from the community is critical to our mission. Learn about how your support makes a difference in Fresno County!

(559) 476-2506